The OM application –
OM X.X.X – is located in the
OM can also be started from an alias anywhere in the machine hard drive or from the dock.
To start the application, double click on the OM icon.
An OM session begins with the opening of a workspace, a working environment which is used at a session.
The start up dialogue window opens after starting OM. It offers three options :
Open a workspace
This workspace must already be located in you hard drive. Any existing workspace can be open with this option. Pick the workspace root directory in the dialogue window.
Create a new workspace
Choose a name and location in order to create a workspace, which will then open automatically.
Open previous workspace
Refers to the workspace that was open at the last session. This option is not available for a first use.
If you already have some experience with OM, note that the Ircam workspaces whose installation was previously offered are not available anymore. The tutorial patches contained in these workspaces can now be imported independently to any current workspace via the
Workspaces must be created in the user's home directory or one of its sub folders. Creating a workspace without writing permission can cause important crashes and data loss.
OpenMusic's working environment. Each session starts with choosing a workspace, the equivalent of a desktop where programs are created and organized, and where items can be stored.